The Information World

  • Origin of word ‘Checkmate’ in Chess

    Many people play Chess and they don’t know the true meaning of Checkmate and its origin. Well, The word “Checkmate” in chess comes from the Persian phrase “Shah Mat“, which means “the king is dead”.

  • Why was the game Golf named Golf?

    Many years ago in Scotland, a new game was invented. It was ruled ‘Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden’… and thus the word “GOLF” entered into the English language. 

  • Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair

    Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair. It is a commonly known fact that people of high intelligence have high concentrations of Zine and Copper in their hair. The question is why? Why do very smart or extremely intelligent folks have more Zinc and Copper in their hair follicles? Some say that […]

  • The world’s youngest mother was 5 years old

    Lina Medina (born September 27, 1933, in Ticrapo, Huancavelica Region, Peru) is the youngest confirmed mother in medical history, giving birth at the age of five years, seven months and 21 days. She now lives in Lima, Peru. Medina’s son weighed 2.7 kg (6.0 lb; 0.43 st) at birth and was named Gerardo after her […]

  • If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33

    If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33. She would stand seven feet, two inches tall. Full name of Barbie is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

  • Interesting General Knowledge test – Test Yourself Now

    Write down your answers to check them at the end. On  standard traffic light, is the green on the top or bottom? How many states are there? In which hand is the Statue of Liberty’s torch? What 6 colors are on the classic Campbell’s soup label? What 2 letters don’t appear on the telephone dial? […]

  • How to give your Facebook Fan Page reliable and short address

    This tutorial will show you how to give your Facebook Fan Page reliable and short address. By default Facebook fan pages have address like this This is long address and doesn’t seem so Good. You can alter it and give your page a new short address.  Go to your page for which you want to […]

  • Fulham vs Chelsea English Premier League Preview 14.2.2011

    The only Premier League match on 14.2.2011 [14th February 2011] between Fulham and Chelsea will be played tonight at 8:00 PM GMT at Craven Cottage — London under the referee M. Dean‎ Match Preview Fulham vs Chelsea 14.2.2011 Fulham: Fulham striker Bobby Zamora made a scoring comeback for the club’s reserves in their midweek game against Brighton as he […]

  • How to install MGID Widget on Blogger is an online catalog, a news aggregator, a targeted advertising platform, and a traffic exchange system all in one! If you produce news, video, or entertainment content, you can tap into one of the most technologically advanced traffic exchanges on the web! This new service is changing the way newspapers, magazines, blogs, and entertainment sites interact […]

  • Brazilian Ronaldo gets retirement

     The 34-year-old, currently playing for Corinthians, has been planning to hang up his boots for some time and is set to officially announce his retirement on Monday. Citing injury and fitness concerns as the main reasons for his decision, he told Fantastico online magazine: “My body aches. In my head I want to continue, but this […]

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